Centre for Children's Rights


Prof Laura Lundy
Professor of Education Law and Children's Rights
LL.B, LL.M, PhD,
Barrister at Law
Non-acting until October 2015.  Please direct all queries to the Deputy Director, Lesley Emerson

Deputy Director

Ms Lesley Emerson

Other Members:

Prof David Archard
Dr Bronagh Byrne
Prof Paul Connolly
Prof Jannette Elwood
Dr Lee Jerome
Dr Karen Kerr
Dr Sylvie Langlaude
Prof Ruth Leitch
Dr Katrina Lloyd
Dr Chelsea Marshall
Dr Sarah Miller
Dr Karen Orr
Dr Dirk Schubotz
Dr Ron Smith
Dr Karen Winter

Research Students:

Jen Banks
Rhian Barrance
Josephine Bweyale
Suzanne Coneeley
Lovina Emejulu
Erika Frank
Lucy Royal-Dawson
Harry Shier
Triona Stokes
Michelle Templeton
Jamie Yohanis

News from the Centre for Children's Rights

Towards better investment in the rights of the child: The views of children

As previously reported, the Centre for Children's Rights has been supporting a group of international NGOs to conduct a global consultation with children and young...

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Dr Bronagh Byrne invited speaker at ROCK event on UNCRC incorporation

Dr Bronagh Byrne participated in an event organised by the Rights of the Child UK Coalition (ROCK) which was held in London on 3rd February. The aim of the event was...

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Children’s Rights at Queen’s (CRAQ) meet with Deputy Director of ‘Street Law’

Judy Zimmer, Deputy Director of Street Law, a non-profit organization based in Washington D.C., visited the Centre for Children’s Rights at the beginning of...

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Centre for Children’s Rights Supporting Global Consultation with Children and Young People

The Centre for Children's Rights is supporting a group of international NGOs to conduct a global consultation with children and young people in advance of upcoming UN...

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Guest Lecture by UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education

The Centre for Children’s Rights and the Improving Children’s Lives initiative were honoured to jointly host a guest lecture by Dr. Kishore Singh, United...

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Archard, D. (2014) 'Children, autonomy and well-being,' in Colin Macleod and Alexander Bagattini (eds.) The Concept of Child Well-Being Dordrect: Springer

Archard, D. (2014) 'Procreating,' in S. Luper (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Langlaude, S. (2014) Parental Disputes, Religious Upbringing and Welfare in English Law and the ECHR, Religion and Human Rights: An International Journal 9(1), 1-30.